Posts Tagged ‘finding’

“It’s about breaking things down to their fundamental problems and finding alternate, better ways to do things that have been done traditionally. Lateral thinking means approaching a problem from a new or different angle.” -Shane Snow


“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.” -James Russell Lowell

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the amount of information instantly available to us has increased a thousandfold. Looking for answers today has become a challenge not of finding, but of sifting through….  And it’s not just information, per se.  It is the rhetoric of the global Internet-connected chat room where smart people with opinions assemble data, then analyze and interpret them for us.  And here’s another thing: Much of this secondary information is so well – and persuasively –presented that it feels like experience.  When secondary information feels like experience, we often accept it as truth… truth that is equal to the truth we know from experience.” -Mark Ford

“I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.” -Franklin P. Adams